• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (March 20, 2000) – WWF RAW IS WAR
On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. The Hardy Boyz vs. Jesse James & X-Pac
2. The Godfather vs. Big Boss Man
3. Too Cool vs. Perry Saturn & Dean Malenko
4. Kane vs. Rikishi
5. Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit
6. Al Snow & Steve Blackman vs. Crash Holly & Hardcore Holly
7. Edge & Christian vs. The Acolytes
8. Test vs. Val Venis
9. Tag Team Battle Royal
10. Triple H vs. The Rock vs. The Big Show
• Originally Planned WrestleMania 35 Match Nixed, Update On New WrestleMania 35 Title Match
As seen on last night’s episode of SmackDown, Samoa Joe vs. Rey Mysterio for the United States Championship was officially announced for WrestleMania 35. Mysterio’s son, Dominic, will be ringside for this match.
According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE had originally planned Rey Mysterio vs. Andrade for WrestleMania 35 (which obviously got nixed).
Speaking of WrestleMania 35, SmackDown Women’s Champion Asuka’s WrestleMania 35 opponent will be revealed on next week’s episode of SmackDown Live.
A Fatal 4 Way match will take place next week to determine Asuka’s WrestleMania 35 opponent for the SmackDown Women’s Championship:
Mandy Rose vs. Sonya Deville vs. Naomi vs. Carmella